Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

4 Data Mapping Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Created on October 28, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

E-Discovery Data Mapping Can Be Useful in Data Privacy Processes We've come a long way from the time when "data mapping" was a dirty word in e-discovery. But as data becomes more dispersed and voluminous across organizations, having a centralized resource for quickly identifying where certain electronically stored information (ESI) resides is extremely valuable. FOIA and public records requests can be fulfilled more efficiently if there are accurate, up-to-date data maps in place.With privacy regulations now creating more process complexity during e-discovery, it's even more important to ensure that you understand your data... Read More

Legal GRC Catchup with CenturyLink's Chief Privacy Officer, Hugo Teufel III

Created on October 23, 2020


European Marketing Director

1. Tell us a little bit about CenturyLink and your role at the organisation? Well, actually, we’re now Lumen Technologies, Inc. You may have heard that this week (September 14), the company announced that it has transformed and rebranded with a new name and a bold new purpose: to further human progress through technology. Lumen will help lead enterprises through the challenges and opportunities of the 4th Industrial Revolution – a time when smart, connective devices are everywhere. The 4th Industrial Revolution has dramatically changed the business landscape and what our customers... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Baby Data Privacy Law Edition

Created on October 22, 2020


Marketing Communications & Events Manager at Exterro

How hot will this costume be this Halloween? Not as hot as our webcast about evolving state and federal data privacy laws! Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Confusion Continues Regarding the Court's Power to Use Inherent Authority as Basis for E-Discovery Sanctions

Created on October 21, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Alsadi v. Intel Corporation (D. Ariz. July 17, 2020) shows that judges across the country are not in alignment on whether spoliation sanctions can be warranted under the court’s inherent authority and outside the scope of FRCP 37(e). This ruling clearly states that inherent authority should not be used when issuing these e-discovery sanctions. Overview:In this tort lawsuit involving the inadvertent indigestion of chemicals, the plaintiffs motion for an negative adverse inference instruction against the defendant for “Intel’s alleged failure to collect and preserve data showing actual levels of hazardous emissions.”The... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Harmonized Process Edition

Created on October 16, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Take it from us: there's nothing more lovely than getting your data retention processes in order. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Discussing Legal GRC with Wunderman Thompson Chief Legal Officer Rachel Glasser

Created on October 14, 2020


European Marketing Director

Rachel is Chief Privacy Officer at part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, Wunderman Thompson. As an attorney and certified international privacy professional, Rachel has an extensive background in digital marketing, advertising technology and compliance. She is responsible for leading Wunderman Thompson through a period of change and transformation in order to better serve clients, educate staff, and align with various data protection laws, including the GDPR. 1. Tell us a little bit about Wunderman Thompson and your role at the organisation? Wunderman Thompson is a full-service advertising agency—we... Read More

Before Motioning for E-Discovery Sanctions, Exhaust All Alternative Remedies

Created on October 9, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Rollins Ranches, LLC v. Watson (D. S.C. May 22, 2020) re-emphasizes that when it comes to U.S. litigation, U.S. discovery rules will often override any foreign privacy law like the GDPR. If you’re going to try to fight against producing foreign data and want any chance of winning, make your arguments in accordance with the Aerospatiale 5-factor balancing test. Overview:In this dispute between dog training businesses, the plaintiff sought access to the defendant’s social media and email accounts.Specifically, the plaintiff wanted to compel this access to showcase the “history of admitted... Read More